So, lawyers graduate from legal institutions and doctors from medical colleges. But politicians are a bit like guys who do Arts in college — complete ‘lukhas’. “So, chal politics karega”. No training, no technical expertise.
A fool cannot be an actor, though an actor may act a fool’s part - Sophocles
So by now everyone’s heard of Pokemon Go! Right?
Okay, dear Mumbaikars/Bombayites. So, it’s all over the news, that we have been scammed of Rs 11,000 crore — our roads have been destroyed by greedy contractors and ‘gullible’ corporations
See, it’s not like my dad started Lashkar-e-Taiba or anything. In fact, he was not in this terrorist line only
So, dear reader, I need to update you on a few things
So, there's much upheaval and udhas-ness about certain undeserving personnel occupying crucial administrative posts. Yaar, I don't understand the angst. It is merely a reshuffling of the Cabinet. I mean, come on. Lateral think a bit, dear readers. Be open to change
See, I'm not a huge social media addict. Regarding tech related stuff, I'm no nerd, yet I'm no novice. I see the merits of Google maps over rolling down car windows to ask for directions to a destination
So, I've been made the new head of CBFC — the Central Board of Film Certification. No, no I'm not taking Pahlaj Nihalani's place. Mine is a new division that addresses issues relating to titles of movies with the name of an Indian state or Union Territory in them
So here's my thing about 007. I feel that if Daniel Craig would rather slash his wrists than reprise his role as James Bond, we need to look for another dude like him
I was fortunate to be at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, the evening Mumbai met Magneto. When Aamir Khan interviewed a real actor — Sir Ian McKellen
I LOVE partnerships between two men or two women. Not business alliances
What's the most important thing affecting Mother ‘Bharat’ at the moment?
So, I’ve always been fascinated with big leadership. Not small leadership, like running a building society or a 5,000-1 odds winning football team
So, since December last year, I've gone fully retro. I've opted for round black discs. I've chosen revolutions per minute (RPM), I've re-discovered rock and roll on records. I'm a member of two rock Whatsapp groups (one of them, Rhythm House devotees)
So, we Indians have been brainwashed into believing the British stole much from us (I mean they did give us the English language, locomotive networks, and law courts), but by and large they looted, and left us independent of a lot of our treasures — diamonds, statues, artefacts, swords and Freddie Mercury
And, so Gurgaon has been renamed Gurugram. Residents of India's third most profitable city are at a loss to understand this inane reform. "Trust public sector sloth to always mess up private sector success," my buddies from the 'Millenium City' rant
So I have recited my morning 'Bharat mata ki jai' to prove my patriotism and avoid any danger of being beheaded. Prince William and his Kate are coming to town. They're going to play a cricket match with NGO kids. This is 2016 Lagaan, sans Aamir Khan
I've decided, I want to be Virat Kohli when I grow up. Or, at any rate, I want to be his clone. I want to reach his level of fitness, be that rich
So, Dada and Didi invited The Big B, the Little Master and evergreen Imran Khan to inaugurate the Indo-Pak summit T20 clash last Sunday in Kolkota.